NTPC to provide report on proposed Margherita coal-based project to Assam government

The Assam government has asked NTPC to prepare a detailed project report for the proposed 1,600 MW coal-based power project at Margherita in Assam. North Eastern Coalfields Limited is expected to provide linkage to the project. At present, discussions are under way among Coal India Limited, NTPC and Assam Power Generation Company Limited to assess the modalities of the project.